Ashwini Choubey kicks off '21-day challenge'

Source : IANS
Author : IANS
Last Updated: Wed, Mar 25th, 2020, 16:30:20hrs

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Wednesday announced a unique challenge during the 21-day lockdown in the country.

"Let's make home quarantine as the best way to bring out the best in us. I announce challenges for the next 21 days from home. You can nominate your friends, parents and relatives by mentioning the #21DaysChallenge. Post a pic today and tag them to take up the challenge," Choubey tweeted.

The minister nominated Amitabh Bachchan, Vivek Oberoi Union Minister Smriti Irani, Hari Om Pandey, a former MP from Ambedkar Nagar, UP, and Dr Prem Kumar, a Bihar Minister, and tagged them in his tweet.

The minister has challenged his friends tagged in his tweet for fitness and learning new skills during the 21-day lockdown.

Choubey said: "Let us take this time to keep ourselves fit and healthy".

"Let's use these 21 days to develop new skills which would help us in our career."

A 21-day complete lockdown across the country was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening in order to break the transmission of highly contagious coronavirus.